Punjabi Chole(Chole Masala)

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by HariniM

Punjabi chole is a preparation that involves chickpeas(kondakadalai),tomato,onions and special dry masala powder-chole masala.You can make your own spice powder or by all means you can use store bought. I have seen some recipes using teabags but I was not very sure I have always eaten golden color chole not black,so I didn't use tea bags.This goes very well any Indian flat bread also you can mix it with rice for a quick pulao.Try this and let me know :)Punjabi chole recipe

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1.Soak white chickpeas in enough water for 6-8 hours.Drain the water and pressure cook till soft not mushy.Keep aside.
  2. 2.Heat a kadai and add2 teaspoons oil to it.Add cumin seeds,green chillies and temper.Next add ginger,sliced onions and saute till golden.
  3. 3.Add the tomato puree,salt,chole masala,garam masala,chilli powder and mix well.Let it cook for 10 minutes.
  4. 4.Add the cooked chick peas and add 1/4 cup water.Cook till all the gravy is absorbed.
  5. 5.Garnish with cilantro leaves,add amchur powder and
  6. 6.serve hot.

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